Bill Carroll is a scuba diving instructor and marketing guy. Emily Hafele is a salon owner and part time model. They’ve come together and are pursuing a photo project and exploring visual storytelling.
Alex Fischer is a bookkeeper and financial consultant with Open Bookkeeping, and community organizer with The Root Social Justice Center. They join Brett to talk about anti-capitalist accounting, queer issues, activism, and (mostly Brett’s fault) cats.
Ted Nelson is a philosopher, free range intellectual, and an American pioneer of information technology. He joins Brett to discuss his project Xanadu, the world wide web, and what he hopes his legacy will be.
Kelly Guimont is, among other things, an App Camp for Girls Founding Volunteer. She joins Brett to talk about getting girls into tech early, plus her own early start in IT. Doctor Who, Kelly’s everyday carry, and all the nerd stuff you love.
Jeff Perry is a professional audio engineer, as well as a blogger and podcaster. He joins Brett to talk about life in news production, going iPad only (and back), and an era of online fame and misfortune.
Amanda Daniels — a podcaster, a personal banker, and director of The Tech Homies— joins Brett to talk about going from having little interest in tech to working at Radio Shack to starting a non-profit to bring tech to the residents of Pontiac, Michigan.
Rosemary Orchard is a web developer and automation expert who co-hosts a new podcast called Automators along with David Sparks. She joins Brett to talk about being a woman in tech and how she got started in automation and coding.
Jeff Porten is an IT consultant and author, most recently of Take Control of Your Productivity. He joins Brett to talk about ADHD, Pugwash USA, and (obviously) productivity.
Mary Jo Klinker — activist, agitator, associate professor and director of women’s gender and sexuality studies at Winona State University in Minnesota — returns to talk about abolition as a concept and a modern movement.
Carley Knight, a painter and artisan jewelry maker, joins Brett for a Perfect Six episode and three each of their favorite things this week.
Rebecca Fleetwood Hession is a consultant, coach, writer and speaker. She joins Brett to talk about raising a child with ADHD and the extraordinary measures she took to help ensure success in public schools and beyond. And goat yoga. Obviously.
Jacklyn Duff is an aerospace engineer who currently runs a YouTube channel called SciJoy. She joins Brett to talk about her time at NASA, rovers, robotics, and the science experiments she’s sharing now.
Jesse Atkinson is a Sr. Software Engineer with Khan Academy. He joins Brett to talk about running in San Francisco, mental health, comic books, and all things nerdy.
George Browning of Zengobi is the developer of Curio, a fascinating app for brainstorming and project management. He joins Brett to talk about software development, shipping new versions, and the GDPR and how it’s affecting all developers across the globe.
Suzanne Horstman is the director of Home and Community Options in Winona MN, providing services to developmentally disabled citizens. She’s heading up an organization doing amazing work, and joins Brett to talk about the mission and the passions behind her 27 years of working with HCO.